How to Park a big Honking truck in downtown Chicago

Like most Fulltime families we have a big huge truck that pull our 5th wheel to all of our amazing locations.  The problem that we always have, is how to park a big truck or car in downtown Chicago.  Not only is downtown Chicago the windy city but it has a lot of one way streets with lots of people and cars going every which direction. My bucket list has all the major cities on Continue reading

Fun Facts about the Mall of America

I imagine that heaven (for me) would be the Mall of America, a credit card with unlimited funds and stores open for 24 hours a day.  Really, I have no idea where I would put half the stuff I saw, but it was a blast shopping, dreaming and letting the girls ride roller coasters. Yep, that’s right , Nickelodeon Universe has over 27 rides in the middle of the mall and it is huge.  This Continue reading

History in the oldest city, St. Augustine

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We decided to spend one day in Ponte Vedra to learn a little history in the oldest city, St. Augustine. We took the tour of the city in the Old Town Trolley, and were able to get off at lots of stops along they way to check out the oldest, continuously occupied European settlement in the continental United States.  We did a lot of shopping along St. George Street which is closed to vehicles.  The high Continue reading

Volvo safe texting commercial

We are going to be in a 30 second car commercial that airs the end of this month. Basically one of the salesman, Mike, play the person that is texting and veer into our lane and hit us head on, but because we are in a Volvo we are safe and happy. We had to shoot 2 hours worth of film at all different angles to get just 30 minutes. The girls thought we would Continue reading

Kid Jewelry by Gypsy Treasures sold on Amazon

The girls began their little business today and we decided with much deliberation that we would call it Gypsy Treasures.  Kid Jewelry is made by little people for little people.  We can make big kid jewelry if requested, so please ask… Most of the jewelry is made out of Premo Polymer clay and then cooked in the oven to make very hard.  All the bracelets are stretchy so that each kids or big kid can just slide them Continue reading